Islam in View of Imam Ali (AS)

Have you realized what Islam is? it is indeed a religion founded on truth. It is such a fountain-head of learning that several streams of wisdom and knowledge flow from it. It is such a lamp that several lamps will be lit from it. It is a lofty beacon of light Illuminating the path of

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Aim of Sending Prophets

It is narrated through a reliable chain of narrators that an atheist came to Imam Ja’far al-Sadiq and presented a few queries. One of his questions concerned the logic behind the sending of Prophets. The Imam said, “When we have agreed that we have a Maker and a Creator; who is higher than His creatures

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Humbleness

وَ عِباَدُ الرَّحْمٌنِ الَّذِيْنَ يَمْشُوْنَ عَلى الأَرْضِ هَوْناً “And the servants of the Beneficent Allah are they who walk on the earth in humbleness.” By watching the style of walking, talking and behavior of a person one can notice his level of humbleness and arrogance. That is why Imam Ali AS while describing the properties

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Will of Imam Ali written for his son Imam Hassan

Nahjul Balagha – Commandment 31 From the father who is (shortly) to die, who acknowledges the hardships of times, who has turned away from life, who has submitted himself to the (calamities of) time, who realizes the evils of the world, who is living in the abodes of the dead and is due to depart

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Listening to Your Kids

Listening to your kids is an important skill that parents must have. You can easily acquire by knowing the effective rules and practice them. Ignoring the expectations of kids might result in dare consequences in the life of your child. As you practice listening to your kids, they will start listening to you over time.

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Quran and Ramadhan

The month of Ramadhan is a month of Allah. The Ramadhan is one of the names of Allah. Imam Baqir (A.S.) said “don’t say that this is Ramadhan or Ramadhan went or Ramadhan came. It is because Ramadhan is one of the names of Allah and Allah don’t come and go anywhere. Therefore, when you

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Causality, Rationality and Science

The principle of causality is one of the primary propositions known to people in their ordinary lives. This principle states that ‘everything has a cause’. It’s one of the necessary rational principles; a human being finds at the heart of his nature a motive that makes him attempt to explain the things he encounters, and

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A Glimpse at the Political Philosophy of Islam

If we want to make a balanced comparison between Islamic and other views in the field of polity and form of government we should make a review of the important issues in the philosophy of politics, and on every issue find out what is the view of Islam, comparing it with the other views. We

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Believer Like a Tree Branch

The story of a believer is like that of a branch of a tree which the winds move around. The believer gets pushed around by pains and illnesses. The story of a hypocrite is like that of a straight cane which is never bent or harmed until death approaches and it bends down.

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The Effects of Fasting in Ramadan

  يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا كُتِبَ عَلَيْكُمُ الصِّيَامُ كَمَا كُتِبَ عَلَى الَّذِينَ مِن قَبْلِكُمْ لَعَلَّكُمْ تَتَّقُونَ “Oh you who believe! Fasting is prescribed on you as it was prescribed on those before you, so that you may guard (against evil and sin).” [2:183] – Holy Quran Fasting is one of the pillars of Islam[1]

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